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Meet The Team

Meet the R&D Team

Research and Development employs staff that work all over the Trust, with bases in Building 9 (Chestnuts), McHale Building, Deanesly Centre, Maternity Basement, Ophthalmology and Cannock Chase Hospital.

Additionally, over 100 Doctors are actively engaged in research, along with countless nurses and support staff such as Pharmacists and Radiographers. Research and Development truly has a hospital-wide presence. Please click on the team headers below to see our staffs’ details.

Professor James Cotton

Dr James Cotton 
R&D Director

Sarah Glover

Sarah Glover 
R&D Directorate Manager

Alison Hardwick Hazelgren

Alison Hardwick-Hazelgren
Lead Research Nurse

R&D Directorate Management                         

  R&D Project Manager - Lorraine Jacques,  lorraine.jacques@nhs.net

  Quality Assurance Manager - Emma Mobberley,  emma.mobberley@nhs.net / 01902 695117

  Business Support Officer - Pal Jhamat,  palvinder.jhamat@nhs.net

  Workforce Support Manager - Kim Kinsella,  kim.kinsella@nhs.net

  Senior Project Co-ordinator - Sharon Murphy,   sharonmurphy3@nhs.net


  Senior Cardiovascular Research Nurse - Andy Smallwood

  Cardiac Research Sister - Stella Metherell

  Research Sisters - Victoria Lake

  Research Nurse - Kathryn Davies

  Research Nurse - Rachel Pearse

Dermatology / Rheumatology

  Rheumatology Research Nurse - Lawrence Phiri

  Dermatology Research Sister - Donna Walker-McIntosh

Diabetes / Paediatrics

  Research Sisters - Katherine Vassell and Charlotte Busby


  Senior Gastroenterology Research Sister - Marie Green

  Research Nurse - Martina Elliott


  Haematology Research Sisters - Lucy Lunn, Julie Walsh, Sharon Pearson and Sarah Hickman

Maternity, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  Research Midwife - Julia Icke

  Research Midwife - Ellmina McKenzie


  Oncology Research Sisters - Chris Kirk, Claire Lomas, Davina Warrender, Kay Hadlington and Bal Kaur Rai 


  Research Sister - Currently Vacant


  Renal Research Sister - Teresa Byrne


  Research Sisters - Julie Roberts and Nikki Harris

Cannock Staff

  Senior Research Nurse - Julie Edwards

  Research Nurses - Sarah Stevenson, Joanne Fletcher, Annette Wilkinson and Lynette Wheeler

Senior Clinical Trials Assistant

  Anna Grant

Clinical Trials Assistants

  Liz Radford

  Simon Shaw

  Laura Devison

  Jason Rogers

  Sarah Milgate

  Ann Plumbe

  Tammy Smith

  Kyra Bains

Clinical Trials Administrators

  Danielle Steward

  Joanne Mundy

  Emily Evans

  Terri Simpson

Project Management Team

  Project Coordinators - Pardeep Atwal

  Amendments Officer - Dina Perry

  Senior Project Co-ordinator - Sharon Murphy

  Project Administrator - Donna Newell

Project Team

  R&D Project Manager - Lorraine Jacques

  Project Administrator for Sponsorship - Rebecca Vanes

Costing and Finance

  Business Support Officer - Pal Jhamat

  Finance Administrator - Adam Langston


  Quality Assurance Co-ordinator - Emma Mobberley

Workforce Support

  Workforce Support Manager - Kim Kinsella

  Workforce Support Administrator - Katie Chidlow

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